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Find a perfect tropical retreat at Cancun, Mexico

Cancun is the major gateway to a region rich in the history of the ancient Mayan civilization. It is framed by well-known archaeological sites and white sand beaches, making it an impressive vacation destination. The natural beauty, warm climate and local hospitality provide the ultimate vacation retreat.


Things to do

Cancun beaches

Cancun beaches are divided among north and east locations. The northern beaches surround the water of Mujeres Bay. One of the best choices for families is the Playa Caracol. The water is shallow, and the location is flat. The east side borders the Caribbean Sea and offers windier conditions with big waves. Diving and snorkeling are great ways to experience the northern beaches' beautiful coral reefs. Other water activities include waterskiing and sail boating. It's also common for visitors to enjoy an adventure in the Nichupte Lagoon.

Cancun historical sites

”El Rey” is an archaeological site nestled among the resort areas. Here, you will get an inside look at the ancient Mayan civilization. The ruins represent Mexican history at its most authentic.

Cancun family activities

One of Cancun's most popular family attractions is the interactive aquarium. You will enjoy an open-air facility where it's possible to touch stingrays, conches and sea turtles. Submarine tours are ideal for observing underwater creatures without getting wet. Since the Caribbean water is extremely clear, you can view a variety of tropical fish and other deep-sea wonders. Golf enthusiasts will be delighted to play a round at a first-class course. Some top names in the sport have created challenging courses set against the gorgeous tropical backdrop.

Cancun shopping

Cancun is filled with multiple shopping opportunities. There are designer stores with famous brand names, flea markets and various souvenir shops featuring handcrafted items. Since shopping is duty-free, you will be able to take advantage of some great deals on jewelry as well. La Isla Shopping Village is filled with trendy shops on the banks of the Nichupte Lagoon. The overall theme is a Venetian paradise. Market 28 is a large flea market in the downtown area. It is the perfect place to find souvenirs and handcrafted wares.

Cancun dining

Restaurants at Avenidas Tulan are popular and lively. Fine dining is better on Avenida Bonampak. Budget travelers will enjoy the tacos at El Centro's Avenida Yaxchilan. For fresh seafood, Market 28 offers a wide range of eateries.


Where to stay

Approximately 150 Cancun hotels are located along the Zona Hotelara, or “Hotel Zone.” You will be able to find luxury all-inclusive resorts and smaller inns throughout the area. Live Aqua is an adult-only resort that provides an entire sensory experience. To save money, consider staying in the downtown area. Although you will need to take a taxi to the beach, room rates are cheaper, and the hotels feel more intimate.


Special events

Thanks to the warm climate, Cancun hosts various events throughout the year. Carnival is a national tradition that celebrates the days leading to Ash Wednesday. There are parades and parties all around the area. On April 20, the residents of Cancun celebrate Cancun Day, the day when the city was founded. In November, the annual Festival Internacional del Caribe Mexicano is a one-month food festival that allows visitors to sample some of the finest area dishes.


Best time to visit

Peak travel season to Cancun is December to April. Crowds are thick, but the weather is ideal, and vacation packages are cheap. It is wise to avoid March, the time when spring break travelers are most prevalent. Summer is quite humid, and temperatures approach the 90s. However, room rates are extremely low. Fall is the least busy time in Cancun, as the weather can be stormy.

Recently booked Cancun hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
The Westin Resort & Spa, Cancun
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
21 minutes ago 4 stars $93
Paradisus Cancun Resort & Spa - All Inclusive
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
59 minutes ago 4 stars $399
Emporio Hotel & Suites Cancun 1 hour ago 3 stars $98
Mia Cancun Resort
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
2 hours ago 3 stars $69
Krystal Grand Punta Cancun
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
2 hours ago 4 stars $113
Temptation Resort and Spa - All Inclusive Adults Only
Cancun - Playa Mujeres
2 hours ago 4 stars $256
Riu Cancun All Inclusive
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
3 hours ago 4 stars $409
Secrets The Vine Cancun - Adults Only Luxury All Inclusive
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
6 hours ago 5 stars $564
Adhara Hacienda Cancun
Downtown Cancun
9 hours ago 3 stars $63
The Royal Cancun - All Inclusive - All Suites Resort
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
13 hours ago 4 stars $308

Recently Rated Cancun Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
RIU Palace Peninsula All Inclusive
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
4.5 / 5
248 reviews
5 stars $336
GR Solaris Cancun Resort and Spa- All Inclusive
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
4.0 / 5
888 reviews
4 stars $239
Paradisus Cancun Resort & Spa - All Inclusive
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
4.3 / 5
241 reviews
4 stars $399
Golden Parnassus Resort and Spa Cancun- Adults Only All Inclusive
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
3.8 / 5
239 reviews
3 stars $205
Hard Rock Hotel Cancun - All Inclusive
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
4.4 / 5
73 reviews
5 stars $417
Omni Cancun Hotel and Villas - All Inclusive
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
4.2 / 5
544 reviews
4 stars $301
ME Cancun - All Inclusive - Adults Oriented
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
4.0 / 5
744 reviews
4 stars $370
Barcelo Tucancun Beach - All Inclusive
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
3.5 / 5
309 reviews
3 stars $204
Grand Oasis Palm The All Inclusive Family Resort
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
3.3 / 5
86 reviews
3 stars $212
The Royal Islander - All Suites Resort
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
4.1 / 5
65 reviews
4 stars $100

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Featured Cancun Hotels

From $222

1 Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach Cancun Resort and Spa

5 stars
4.6 / 5 253 reviews

Boulevard Kukulcan Kilometer 9.5 Map

FREE Massage+Access to Gym, Hydrotherapy area

Grand Cancun resort in unparalleled location with top-tier amenitiesThe majestic Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach is a member of the prestigious Preferred Hotels® & Resorts.The... More

old hotel
The hotel is old, and do not worth 200 dollars a night
Dec 3, 2014

2 Excellence Playa Mujeres Cancun Luxury Adults Only - All Inclusive

5 stars
4.7 / 5 943 reviews

Playa Mujeres Map

Wine&flowers in room+Concierge,Wifi,Premium liquor

Romantic beachfront resort with exclusive amenities near Cancun The contemporary Excellence Playa Mujeres is perched amid seven swimming pools on a picturesque white sand beach. The adults-only... More

Great Pre-Holiday Trip
The resort was truly excellent. Staff was consistently friendly and helpful. The food was outstanding, regardless of which restaurant we chose to dine at. Top shelf liquor, fun pools, great...
Dec 16, 2014
From $550

3 Live Aqua Cancun - All Inclusive Adults Only

5 stars
4.5 / 5 421 reviews

Blvd. Kukulkan 12.5 km Map

Special offer for limited time

Celeb-chef restaurants at exclusive beachfront getaway in Cancun The Live Aqua Cancun is a 371-room, nine-floor oasis on the Yucatan Peninsula. The resort has Mayan-inspired architecture... More

Great resort
I highly recommend this resort. The staff was great, super helpful and always smiling. The grounds were beautiful and overall a great experience. Highly recommended.
Dec 10, 2014
From $417

4 Hard Rock Hotel Cancun - All Inclusive

5 stars
4.4 / 5 73 reviews

Blvd. Kukulcan Km 14.5 Hotel Zone Map

Resort Credit up to $2500 usd & Sunset Cruise

Refined beachfront resort in Cancun with Jacuzzi rooms, kids clubThe Hard Rock Hotel is located on a pristine stretch of white sand beach overlooking the turquoise Caribbean Sea and... More

Relaxing and entertaining!
Please hear the pool it was too cold to swim. Otherwise had a perfect relaxing vacation. Enjoyed the food and entertainment very much. We especially enjoyed the Thanksgiving dinner.
Dec 7, 2014
From $336

5 RIU Palace Peninsula All Inclusive

5 stars
4.5 / 5 248 reviews

Blvd Kukulcan KM 5.5 lte 6-C Map

55% off per night

All-inclusive beachfront resort in CancunFeaturing deluxe beachfront accommodations amid tropical vegetation, RIU Palace Peninsula All Inclusive makes for an ideal haven for vacationers in the... More

We had a great time!
My wife and I went for her birthday and had a blast.
Dec 8, 2014
From $256

6 Temptation Resort and Spa - All Inclusive Adults Only

4 stars
4.0 / 5 1109 reviews

Blvd. Kukulcan Km. 3.5 Zona Hotelera Map

40% off per night

Dare to go topless at Cancun resort for guests with ages 21 and overTemptation Resort and Spa lives up to its name at this adults-only getaway (guests must be at least 21 years old to check-in),... More

Nice Vacation
Everything was very nice. We had a great time. Would go back.
Dec 7, 2014
From $325

7 Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun - All Inclusive

4 stars
4.2 / 5 514 reviews

Boulevard Kukulcan Kilometer 16.5 Map

Special Offer for Limited Time

Family friendly, all-inclusive Cancun beach resort with many amenitiesPosh yet family-friendly, this 502-room beachfront property spans three eight-story wings awash in peach, yellow and earth... More

Wonderful vacation
We traveled in January 2014. Beautiful resort. Would recommend a ocean view. We had a garden view and out our baloney was the roof. Wonderful staff. Great food. Great entertainment. Beautiful...
Dec 7, 2014
From $301

8 Iberostar Cancun - All inclusive

4 stars
4.1 / 5 78 reviews

Boulevard Kukulcan, Km. 17 Map

26% OFF PER NIGHT

Beachfront hotel in Cancun with private golf courseIberostar Cancun - All inclusive invites travelers and beach holidaymakers to luxurious beachfront accommodations while in a beach vacation in the... More

Travel to Cancun with family
As an all-inclusive property, I would say this hotel is awesome. Perfect location right on the beach and very friendly staff. However, I don't think I like the food in most of its restaurant, which...
Oct 17, 2014
From $301

9 Omni Cancun Hotel and Villas - All Inclusive

4 stars
4.2 / 5 544 reviews

Blvd..Kukulcan, L-48, Km. 16.5, M.53 Map

30% off per night!

Mayan-inspired, seaside resort in Cancun with villas and lagoon viewsThe Omni Cancun Hotel & Villas - All Inclusive is an elegant beachfront property flanked by tropical gardens. The hotel... More

Great Family Vacation & Relaxation
Everything is there at the hotel. You don't need to travel too far to go to places. Downtown is like 15 min away by car. Food there is amazing & I can't forget about how great it is to have a...
Dec 7, 2014
From $98

10 Emporio Hotel & Suites Cancun

3 stars
3.8 / 5 22 reviews

Blvd. Kukulcan, Retorno Gucumatz, Km. 17, Lote 49, Segunda Etapa, Zona Hotelera Map

15% OFF Dinners + FREE Parking and WiFi

Family-friendly beachfront property in Cancun, MexicoAn array of business, recreational and dining experience awaits holidaymakers at the beachfront and family-friendly property of Emporio Family... More

Beautiful stay!
I really enjoyed my stay! The hotel was beautiful, clean, and the staff was extremely nice!!! Located right on the beach; perfect location!
Dec 8, 2014
From $299

11 Riu Palace Las Americas - All Inclusive

4 stars
4.4 / 5 625 reviews

Bkvd. Kukulcan Lote 4 Hotel Zone KM 10 Map

55% off per night

Sun-soaked Cancun all-inclusive with luxury amenities, two poolsThe Riu Palace Las Americas is situated on Cancun's Yucatan peninsula and offers endless ocean views. The property is dotted with... More

Our favorite in Cancun
Amazing property with a superior staff. You truly feel pampered. They never disappoint. Can't wait for next year. Always recommended to our friends.
Dec 17, 2014
From $541

12 Sandos Cancun Luxury Experience Resort - All Inclusive, Adults Oriented

5 stars
4.3 / 5 157 reviews

Boulevard Kukulkan km 14, Manzana 53, Lote 37-1, Zona Hotelera Map

Special Offer for limited time

Plush Cancun hotel with stylish spaces set on the beachNestled on the beach and offering state-of-the art amenities, Sandos Cancun Luxury Experience - All Inclusive, Adults Oriented makes for an... More

Superior rooms don't have balconys
Wish we had a balcony but spent most of the day by the pool.
Dec 16, 2014
From $564

13 Secrets The Vine Cancun - Adults Only Luxury All Inclusive

5 stars
4.6 / 5 190 reviews

Blvd. Kukulcan Km 14.5 Retorno del Rey Lote 38 + 38b Map

Unlimited Calls, Wi Fi, Green Fee & Sunset Cruise

Secrets The Vine Cancun a 4 DIAMOND HOTEL is filled with layers of moments to discover from natural luxury to unexpected flavors. Secrets The Vine Cancun, designed by the world famous Rockwell... More

Great 10 year anniversary trip
Great hotel,great stuff,very good entertenment,we will truly remember this trip!!!!
Dec 16, 2014
From $100

14 The Royal Islander - All Suites Resort

4 stars
4.1 / 5 65 reviews

Boulevard Kukulkan Km 17.,5 Map

Free Sunset Cruise, Free Wi Fi & Royal Benefits

Deluxe Cancun resort with free Wi-Fi accessThe Royal Islander - All Suites Resort welcomes travelers to self-catering accommodations set close to Playa Delfines. Located in Cancun Hotel Zone, this... More

Great location and staff
The stay here was perfect. Easy access to transportation and very friendly staff. Beach front room was excellent and always clean. This was our second time here will be back.
Dec 6, 2014
From $260

15 Gran Caribe Real Resort & Spa All Inclusive

3 stars
3.5 / 5 2 reviews

Blvd. Kukulcan Km. 11.5 Hotel Zone Map

Free Bay Cruise, Free acces Sauna, Jacuzzi & Wi Fi

The upscale & vibrant All-Inclusive Gran Caribe Real Resort & Spa stretches along a quarter mile of Cancuns ecologically recognized white sandy beach. It is an awe-inspiring resort, where... More

Very nice resort
My boyfriend and I stayed at Gran Caribe Real Resort from 11/15/14 -11/18/14. Very nice resort. If you are considering staying at Gran Caribe please reserve the ocean front grand suite... THE BEST....
Nov 19, 2014
From $69

16 Mia Cancun Resort

3 stars
3.8 / 5 60 reviews

Blvd Kukulcan Km 11 5 Zona Hotelera Map

FREE Sunset Cruise and FREE Wifi at Lobby

A hotel designed in the style of traditional Mexican hacienda with a contemporary twistThe architecturally inspiring Mia Cancun Resort is modeled after a Mexican mansion. The property is... More

nice hotel
stuff is very nice best beach & clean wontherfull time
Dec 7, 2014
From $139

17 Marriott CasaMagna Resort Cancun

4 stars
4.3 / 5 265 reviews

Kukulcan Boulevard L.41 Map

Rate includes breakfast

Action-packed family resort in Cancun with beachfront setting The six-story, U-shaped Marriott CasaMagna Resort Cancun welcomes families with a supervised club for children and complimentary... More

Great Visit, Great Property, Gotta' Dodge the Time-Share Sales Folks, Though!
Excellent service and comfort as we have come to expect from the Marriott properties...consistent look and feel across the globe, whether Singapore, Bogota, NYC, or Moscow. Only issue that was...
Nov 17, 2014
From $308

18 Nizuc Luxury Resort & Spa

5 stars
4.9 / 5 24 reviews

Blvd. Kukulcan Km 21 + 260, Lote 1 -01, Mza 59, Map

Bay Cruise,WiFi&Lapis Jewerly Gift

Luxury Cancun resort in a quiet, beachfront settingWith sophisticated suites and private villas spread around 29 acres of picturesque grounds and beachfront location, Nizuc Resort & Spa offers... More

wonderful place and people
great hotel, wonderful friendly people, love the location. perfect place to relax and enjoy life. 30 minutes to Cancun town, malls etc. Went Zip lining a Selvatica and had a blast - book it with...
Dec 8, 2014
From $239

19 GR Solaris Cancun Resort and Spa- All Inclusive

4 stars
4.0 / 5 888 reviews

Blvd. Kukulan Lote 59-2 ETAPA Map

FREE Sunset Cruise

All-inclusive, cost-conscious comfort in Cancun, along the CaribbeanThe GR Solaris Cancun Resort & Spa is a budget-minded beachfront property in the hotel zone featuring nightly entertainment,... More

awesome vacation
It was a great experience. The entertainers are perfect, great activities. I enjoyed my stay. Food was great too.
Dec 16, 2014
From $119

20 Bel Air Collection Resort and Spa Cancun - Adults Oriented

3 stars
3.4 / 5 32 reviews

Blvd Kukulcan km 20.5 Hotel Zone Map

FREE WiFi, Welcome Drink & More

Tranquil hotel on a white sandy beach, great relaxing ambience and facilitiesA peaceful, minimalist atmosphere greets guests at the holistic themed Bel Air Collection Hotel & Spa, which is... More

Great location, great staff
The hotel itself is clean, basic, no frills.The staff is great, friendly and helpful.
Sep 1, 2014